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to have. last year, san jose hit not only a record number of whom sides but also a record number of property crimes. and now one family says it's frustrated doing everything it can to help police but not getting the help they want. nbc bay area stephanie strong is live in east san jose with the story. stephanie? >> reporter: here on this street alone up on the hills, we are hearing from neighbor there is have been four break-ins in the last four to six months here. there's a lot of concern. for paul majors and his family of four it happened about a month ago them say that there were three guys who broke in through the side fence and the bathroom window and the car and the three suspect were caught on a neighbor's security camera so they had the footage available when the officer came and took the report. majors says $20,000 worth of things were stolen and the officer was even able to lift some fingerprints off of a mirror. now, majors says he got a lucky break with his find my ipad app. his ipad was stolen, able to get an address in north san jose from that app. still, he says sa
if you happen to work here in san jose, the minimum wage jumps $2 from $8 to $10 an hour. one restaurant here in san jose starting paying their workers that $10 an hour back in december. the owner who owns pizza my heart in san jose says he wants to see how the new pay increase works and if it impacts the bottom line and admits prices on the menu had to increase when wages increased. other businesses say they may have to make similar adjustments, charging customers more in the end. the san jose minimum wage increase was approved by voters back in november and at pizza my heart, the transition, so far, it has been government. >> we raised prices roughly 3 percent overall and that was kind of the test to make sure it covers it, and it has so it has been neutral to us overall. who has the highest minimum wage in the nation, san francisco topped the list with workers making $10.55 an hour and santa fe, new mexico, people are paid $10.51 for minimum wake and now san jose is the third highest in the nation paying workers $10 an hour according to the united states department of labor
. >>> the medical examiner has been called out to the caltrain tracks in san jose where a woman's body was found. investigators are looking at evidence between the diridon and tamien station stops. she may have been hit by a southbound train but the circumstances of her death are still under investigation. trains are on schedule. >>> a shooting this morning left a man dead in san jose in the ninth homicide of the year. police why called to murtha and capitol avenue around 4:30 this morning. a man was shot in the chest. so far, police don't have a suspect or motive. >>> authorities are trying to figure out how a man got into an elevator shaft at a bart station. bart police say the homeless man died last night after being crushed by an elevator going up. his body was wedged between the elevato -- elevator and a wall. >> the defense secretary chuck hagel is returned to the u.s. his three-day visit saw an afghan police officer shoot u.s. troops, two suicide bombings and accusations by their president hamid karzai that the united states is working with the talib
is in san jose this morning. people voted for this. >> reporter: people voted for this in november. what's happening today is minimum wage workers in san jose will now make $10 an hour. that's up from $8 an hour. this is the largest minimum wage pay increase in the nation. now, again, voters approved measure d in the fall. that's why the $2 increase is happening. this is of course happy news for the thousands of minimum wage workers in the city. but san jose's mayor is concerned that some businesses might not be able to handle the hike. he is worried people could lose their jobs. >> as the minimum wage goes up, small businesses in particular will make accommodations. some will absorb the cost, some will pass it on to their customers and some will have to decrease jobs and lay people off. >> a campaign is also kicking off today to encourage people to spend their extra money from those earnings in the city. the slogan is, earn and spend in san jose. it will be displayed in business windows. the minimum wage in california is $8 an hour. in san j
between the rich and poor. >>> breaking news. we've been following this for the past hour. san jose police investigating a homicide. >>> we have -- it's a chilly start. i'll have a look at your numbers coming up. >>> a homicide investigation under way this morning in san jose after neighbors find a man's body lying in the middle of the street. we'll tell you what police are saying about the victim in this case. >>> a gruesome accident at a san francisco bart station. we'll tell you how a man was killed by an elevator next. >>> we'll show you how san francisco waterfront is developing to accommodate bigger cruise liners. >>> thousands of workers in the south bay are getting a pay raise. how they are raising questions about poverty in silicon valley. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day it's monday, march 11th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm maureen naylor. pam cook is off today. we want to start with weather and traffic as always. rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> good morning, to you. another day of sunny skies. 60s and 70s. it will be
not heard back. back to you. . >> thank you. >>> in san jose police are investigating the city's ninth deadly shooting of the year. a man was found fatally shot in the area of murtha drive and capitol avenue. alex savage is live. >> reporter: good afternoon. many on this block heard a loud fight just a couple hours before this man was found dead right here on the sidewalk. police do think that early morning disturbance may be related to this deadly shooting. a neighbor leaving for work made the discovery around 4:25 a.m. this morning. she spotted someone lying in the street. when police got here are to the 2700 block of murtha drive, they found a hispanic man in his 30s who had been shot in the chest. the people across the street heard what sounded like gunfire. >> it's really sad to see how violence has just come up to -- i've lived in san jose since i was 14. >> a police lieutenant told us the victim lived in this neighborhood but it's unclear why he was targeted. neighbors did report a fight in the area around 2:00 this morning and police think there is a connection to the killing.
, san jose police are investigating that city's 9th homicide of the year that happened around 4:30 this morning. police say that someone called 9-1-1 to report a man was shot. the victim died at the scene. investigators are researching tout neighbors with home security system to see if the shooting was caught on video. >> firefighters in oakland douse add fast-moving house fire near the airport. we remain over the home on hunter avenue near eldorado street. firefighters will sanctioned parts of the road and that is dangerous. the oakland police officers called the fire after spotting heavy shot and flames coming from the home. firefighters got the flames out but the home was damageed. >> happening right now, san jose is now home to the nation's biggest increase in the minimum wage. the bay hike makes minimum wage workers there the third highest in the nation behind san francisco and senator -- santa fe, new mexico. >> sue? >> starting today in san jose you will start seeing a lot more advertising and decals that say "earn and spend in san jose" in the business windows because of
. >>> well, tomorrow, san jose's new $10 minimum wage goes into effect. it was approved by voters last fall. community and labor leaders hope the increase will bring in more business. >> reporter: with a line that looks like this you know these barista's are hard at work and soon their paychecks will better reflect it. >> i am happy about that. >> reporter: he works two min mum wage jobs and still has to borrow money from his parents but thanks to this initiative the min mum wage will go from $8 to $10. giving thousands of workers a raise. >> i know for me, personally, and my friends it makes a big difference. >> reporter: soon, you will see new signs in store front windows encouraging people to spend the extra money they are earning right here in san jose. this is the logo for the new earn and spend campaign that kicks off tomorrow. >> we know that people increasingly make decisions about where they are going to shop and dine on an ethical bases. >> reporter: and labor unions and businesses are hoping knowing workers are paid fair wages will b
first on the scene of san jose's ninth homicide of the year. >>> a gruesome death at a san francisco bart station that many questions surrounding the grim discovery. >>> >> reporter: a gruesome deadly accident at a san francisco b.a.r.t. station. we'll tell you what one man was doing right before he was killed. >> reporter: this neighborhood has turned into a crime scene after neighbors find a man shot to death in the middle of the street. we'll tell you what police think may have led up to the shooting. >>> we're following developing news from afghanistan. new deadly attacks targeting u.s. troops. >>> a major crash in half moon bay has one of the major roads in and out of the area blocked. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday march 11th. we want to go right to sal following a serious crash on highway 92. >> this crash is blocking all of the lanes on 92 between 35 and 1. they are doing an investigate, major injuries. a person taken away, taken to stanford hospital. but highway 92 is shut
. >>> time is 5:02. starting today. the minimum wage in san jose is $10 an hour. workers will make $2 an hour more than the state mandated $8 wage. now the ordnance applied to most san jose employees and the pay hike it's the biggest jump so far in the country. voters approved it with measure d last november. labor and community leaders who pushed to raise minimum wage will be pushing off a campaign with a local business association. >>> poverty is on the rise in silicon valley. even with the technology boom. food stamp users at a ten year high and homelessness has gone up 20% in two years. analysts say the high cost of living is contributing to all of those people fall into porty. the home price is $550,000. rent they average just under $2,000 a month for two bedroom apartment. >>> catholic cardinals from all over the world are meeting for the last time to the start of tomorrow's conclave. i want to show you new video this morning. the cardinals arriving for preconclave meetings at the vatican. 115 cardinals will vote for a new pope but there doesn't appear to be a clear front runner. yester
it develops. we are live in san jose for abc7 news. >> thank you at 6:02. and now the weather forecast. mike? >> a dry start. good morning, everyone, no need for the umbrellas we are looking at temperatures that are going to be warmer the next couple of days. my microphone has slipped off my tie. and now, the day planner for the bay, waking up in the mid-40's with more sunshine by noon and near 60 and mid-60's, very gorgeous day to be outside, and, still, around 60 at 7:00 this evening, and, headed to the inland valleys it will be warmest after being cool, and by noon we are in the mid-60's, a fast warming, and low 70's in the afternoon hours and we will pull back in the mid-60's by 7:00. at the coast, it will be a little bit cooler with a few clouds this morning and 42. we will hang around the upper 50's at noon and seasonal temperatures and the low 60's for the afternoon with high clouds and sunshine and 57 degrees and cooler at the coast during the 7:00 hour. have a great day. >> we will do a live shot at 80 through berkeley move into the macarthur maze it is crowded but mo
for an invasion. >>> thousands of people who earn the minimum wage in san jose just got a raise. they are making $10 an hour. it's because voters approved the $2 an hour pay hike in november. chuck reed is concerned some businesses won't be able to handle the hike. the mayor is concerned about people who are likely to lose their jobs. >> as the minimum wage goes up, small businesses in particular will make accommodations, some of them will absorb the cost, some will pass it on to customers and some will lay people off. >> a campaign is kicking off to encourage people to spend extra earnings in san jose. >>> redwood city could join many of its neighbors on the peninsula tonight and vote to ban most retailers from from giving out single use plastic bags. the plan before the city council would also require a 10- cent charge for paper bags. and san mateo county adopted a plastic bag ban in november. the county says only a small percentage of bags are recycled. >>> thomas frazier begins work today as the oakland police department compliance direct
for it. >> in 2009, the office of san jose vice mayor, comerica bank and two dozen banks and organization have given out 3,000 dresses to girls through operation prom dress. >>> one small community sits right in the heart of the east bay, tucked between san leandro and castro valley but ashland is often overlooked. >> with the helpf one lady and a group of young people, ashland is in the spotlight. nbc bay area's garvin thomas has their story in tonight's bei ay area proud. >> reporter: if there's anywhere in the world that hillary bass is most comfortable, it's squeezed into a small room surrounded by a bunch of lively teenagers it is, after all, how hillary spent much of the past ten years, talking with them, dreaming with them, and on this day, celebrating with them. >> we did this. thank you. thank you. >> reporter: their remarkable story begins in 2004 when hillary, then just 24, took a job as a residential services coordinator at the eden house apartment complex in ashland. she quickly bombeded with a core group of about a dozen of the young people who lived there. >> this is the co
the way he hops along in a >> next on kron 4 news at 11. 's a windfall for workers in san jose. getting ready for a minimum wage increase. but the move could actually end up hurting the community. >> and san francisco's exploratorium putting on a show tonight as they get the bay area heated up for their (male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> tonight. a deadly shooting has oakland police are turning to the public for help. authorities are working on tracking down the suspect who shot and killed a san francisco man early this morning. kron 4's scott rates walks us through what happened. >> reporter: this call was about one block ago. at the oakland police department at this intersection at clay /ninth and ninth street. around 3:00 a.m.. shots were fired and this man was shot multiple times walking on this intersection. investigators believe that it was an occupant inside another car that shot at the driver of the other car. he was taken to the hospital where he died. hwe know that he is a 37 year-old man. we checked with the oakland police departmen
>> happening right now san jose's voter approved hike in minimum wage takes effect. voters in november approved a raise from the state mandated $8 to $10. some workers say it is about time and others are worried it will be passed on to the consumers. >> they need the minimum wage. $8 is not anything in this economy. they need the extra wage. >> i am on a tight budget already. to go in there and have the milk and gas raised more because we need to pay more for the employees...i will not get ahead. >> city leaders are playing down the effect on prices and business leaders are trying to use the higher minimum wage to encourage people to spend their dollars in san jose rather than neighboring towns. >> animal sanctuary in fresno county is re-opened this morning six days after a lion killed a woman there. cat haven conducted tours yesterday. the first tour began with a moment of silence for the volunteer intern after the 24-year-old was attacked from behind. on wednesday, he snapped her neck and killed her instantly. a statement was read during the tribute to her daughter. >> li
for an invasion. >>> thousands of people who earn the minimum wage in san jose just got a raise. they are now making $10 an hour. the $2 increase is because voters approved the pay hike in november. san jose's mayor is concerned that some businesses will not be able to handle the hike. he is concerned about the people he says who are likely to lose their job. >> as minimum wage goes up small businesses in particular will make accommodations, some will absorb the costs, some pass it on to customers and some will have to lay people off. >> a campaign is kicking off today to encourage people to spend money in san jose. >>> redwood city could join many of its neighbors on the peninsula tonight and vote to ban most retailers from giving out single use plastic bags. the plan before the city council would also require a 10- cent charge for paper bags. san mateo county adopted a plastic bag ban in november and the county says only a small percentage of those bags gets recycled. >>> for the first time in three months gas prices have dipped a little. six cents in th
's average is $4.22. in san jose it's $4.13 and in oakland it's $4.12. bay area prices are 24-cents higher. >>> the county closed a station in lafayette after lawmakers denied a proposal. there's no merger agreement yet to share a new facility but talks are beginning. meetings will be held before the two agencies tomorrow and tuesday. >>> trunks of unmanned police vehicles can no longer be manned from inside. that's what happened when someone smashed a window of a police car and stole a rifle. the rifle was found two days later at an oakland home. >>> in our continuing coverage of the sequester cuts in the budget, president obama plans several visits to that place right there capitol hill. some republicans are skeptical of the president's motives for reaching out. others are hoping his efforts will encourage bipartisan cooperation and break the gridlock in washington. cristina muchler reports. >> none of this is necessary. it's happening because a choice that republicans in congress have made. >> reporter: from that to this. >>ive been reaching out to republicans and democrats to see if w
is on board. lilian kim is live in san jose with those details. . >> we are in front of pizza my heart, and the employees have been enjoying the pay increase for a few months now. >> the $2 minimum wage increase does not kick in until monday. the workers at pizza my heart got their pay bumps in december. >> one i wanted to test it and two i wanted to see how it works and make sure everything was fine. >> chuck hammers is the owner of the pizza chain. he says so far so good. >> we raised prices a little bit. roughly 3% overall. that was kind of the test to make sure that will cover it, and it has. it has been neutral to us overall. >> for employees going from $8 to $10 has made a big difference. justin is a student at san jose state. >> represent is easier -- rent is easier to make and gas prices are going up which is convenient and helpful. >> the south bay labor council is trying to use the minimum wage as a way to encourage shoppers and diner as a way to spend their dollars in san jose. point is hard to ignore, even if it means having to pay more. >> go out to eat because i enjoy it.
matters. >> we're following the building is of san jose were police on best again homicide. kron fours jackie sissel is there to get you news faster. >> what is going on jackie? >> the police department is still out here investigating the ninth homicide in san jose so far. this is where the body was discovered around 430 this morning. a call went out a person lying in the middle of the street. they found a body with a single gunshot wound the person was pronounced dead at the same. >> not a lot of victim information other than it was an adult, a hispanic man. crime scene investigators along with homicide detectives are out here. capital road is being shutdown. >> thank you jackie. let us get an update on your forecast tenure traffic. we have an eye on both their it will begin with the weather outlook. good morning erica. >> good morning james. temperatures to be between 2-8 degrees warmer than yesterday. the warming trend continues. i want to focus on your afternoon highs. in the east bay hayward 67. 71 for livermore. down to the south bay sunnyvale low seventies the side for several s
worked at san jose police department 27 years and served as baltimore's police commissioner. frasier will have authority to spend money and remove anyone from the department including the police chief. >> muni taking heat for a surveillance of antimuslim ads featured on vehicles in san francisco showing photos of islamic figures alongside violent incidents. he say that is his jihad, what is yours. the bill boards mock the my jihad ads. muni says it has to run the ads otherwise it would risk being sued by the group that posted them. san francisco city leaders condemned the ads today. >> there is no place in san francisco for racism. >> at the board of supervisors i'll be introducing a resolution expressing that we all stand with our mus skplim arab communities in the face of these hateful bus advertisements. >> the same group put up ads last year calling muslims savages. muni says it donated money it received for the ads. >> now to the vatican, cardinals just hours from selecting a new leader of the catholic chu. i want to show you video taken insifd of the sistine chapel. the cardina
all of the above but were told police were not able to make an arrest. that's one san jose husband and wife say they're facing right now. stephanie trong has the story. she's in san jose with more. stephanie? >> reporter: good evening. the city of san jose hit a near 20-year high in hom sides and property crimes last year. san jose police say they're dealing with too much with limited resources. the people we spoke with today wants officers to spend more time catching criminals behind these home break-ins before they turn violent. >> front door. >> the door was unlocked. >> reporter: bobbie majors came home with her kids to her home to find it had been broken in to. >> this right here. >> reporter: her husband paul says the thieves used a bat to bust through the bathroom window, stealing valuables worth about $20,000. mostly heirloom jewelry including what his wife wor on their wedding day. >> it's frustrating. >> reporter: lucky break number one. majors said the next door neighbor's security camera caught the guys and the car pulling up. >> the officer when he saw it today could e
news. >> a big payoff thanks to voters in san jose. today the city's minimum wage will go up $2 to $10 an hour. that goes for both part-time and full-time employes. it also includes those working for tips. >> kron fours phillipe d jegal shows us how it all adds up. >> with minimum wage going up to $10 that will change. the person making $10 an hour multiplied by six hours and a date = $60 per day. multiplying that by 5 days per week = $300 multiplied that by 3.33 weeks in a month that will be about $1,299 multiplied that in years you are making about $15,588. >> that is an increase of $3,000 per year. >> city councilman said that is good for employes but in the long run could have a negative impact on small businesses. a $3,000 raise for 10 employes is a $30,000 hit to a business bottom- line. >> a hit some businesses cannot afford. >> we recognize that for many small businesses to increase the minimum wage will be a significant challenge. we are doing what we can to help them through tax amnesties third efforts through start up san jose to wait permits to enable small businesses to us
this is neighbors say they are talking more to each other to look out for one another. live in east san jose, stephanie tron. >>> witnesses are responding to shots that killed a man. when they arrived, they found a 37-year-old san francisco man shot with multiple gunshot wounds. his identity is not being released. >> the search for a missing east bay woman. she's been missing since thursday. she's 31 years old, 5'3" weighing 220 pounds. she was last seen walking on 34th and telegraph on oakland. she's been having a tough time since her husband died last year. a $1,000 reward is offered for her safe return. anyone with information, call the oakland police department. >>> an under cover operation led to six women under prostitution charges. cops met the women at various motels. they were arrested. the suspects from from oakland, san jose and vallejo. their ages range from 18 to 46. >>> three people dead and one fighting for her death. it happened on the 100 block of eastmoor avenue. monty francis is there with an update on the investigation. >> good evening. we are told by a family friend the
. the 68-year-old is a former baltimore police commissioner who served on the san jose police force. he can spend city funds, oversee top commanders and the chief and his deputies. >> in less than 48 hours the cardinals of the roman catholic church will cast their first ballot in the conclave to elect a new pope. reporter: from the pews, to the pulpit. >> , on this the second consecutive sunday without a pope, prayers center enon the weighty decision ahead for he 115 cardinals who will elect the next leader of the roman catholic church. >> let's pray the holy spirit helps us choose the next pope. reporter: boston's cardinal sean o'malley stepped into the role of parry priest today. celebrating mass at their honorary churches throughout rome. this is their day of rest after six long days of speeches during the general congregation meeting, many say they have now narrowed their options. >> a week ago we said we have a lot of work to do. now you see a sense of resignation and trust and fight. >> with -- trust and faith. >> in is no obvious front runner bus factions are growing. the reformers s
businesses will be able to handle the hike, according to san jose a mayor. >> i am worried about the small businesses they will make a comtkaeugs, com-- accommodations and absorb it and others will have to lay people off. >> actually to be able to ark chief financial independence from my parents. as it stands i did not make enough to pay for rent and food and gas and i might actually be able to to that. >> reporter: in san jose, kpix- 5. >> the minimum wage is $8 an hour in california. workers are paid based on whatever rate is higher. right now there is a bill in congress proposing to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. >>> for the first time in nearly 3 months gas prices have dipped a little. 6 cents in the last two weeks. nationwide the average for a gallon of unleaded is $3.74. according to gasbuddy.com the average in san francisco is $4.15 a gallon. oakland, $4.10, and san jose $4.11. lowest average in california is in sacramento at $4.02 a gallon. >>> 6 teenagers are dead after their suv went into a swampy pond in north
but not everyone is on board. lilian kim is live in san jose with those details. . >> we are in front of pizza my heart, and the employees have been enjoying the pay increase for a few months now. >> the $2 minimum wage increase does not kick in until monday. the workers at pizza my heart got their pay bumps in december. >> one i wanted to test it and two i wanted to see how it works and make sure everything was fine. >> chuck hammers is the owner of the pizza chain. he says so far so good. >> we raised prices a little bit. roughly 3% overall. that was kind of the test to make sure that will cover it, and it has. it has been neutral to us overall. >> for employees going from $8 to $10 has made a big difference. justin is a student at san jose state. >> represent is easier -- rent is easier to make and gas prices are going up which is convenient and helpful. >> the south bay labor council is trying to use the minimum wage as a way to encourage shoppers and diner as a way to spend their dollars in san jose. point is hard to ignore, even if it means having to pay more. >> go out to eat because i enj
in san jose say "show me the money." tomorrow, the city's minimum wage will go up two dollars. to 10-dollars an hour. that goes for both part-time and full-time employees. it also includes those working on tips. kron four's philippe djegal works out the numbers for the average worker. >> so, this is how it works. and, we'll use part-time workers as an example. someone now making eight dollars an hour, six hours a day, thirty hours a week, is making about 12,470- dollars in a year. but with minimum wage now going up to 10-dollars an hour, that all changes. that person now making 10- dollars an hour, multiplied by six hours in a day, equals 60-dollars a day. multiply that by five days a week, comes out to 300- dollars. multiply that by four- point-three-three weeks in a month, comes out to about 1,299-dollars. multiply that in a year, and that comes out to 15,588-dollars. that's an increase of about three thousand dollars a year. city councilmen sam liccardo says that's good for employees. but in the long run, could have a negative impact on small businesses. a three-thousand dollar ra
on the san jose police force. he'll have authority to spend city funds and even out of the chief and demote deputies. >> minimum wage workers will get a raise of $2 an hour. it will go up to $10 an hour. claims from opponents say that it will hurt businesses and employees. some businesses have raised prices by 25 cents to help cover the higher wage but other businesses already pay their workers more than minimum wage say. >> the cardinals within hours will cast their first ballot to elect a new pope. a day of prayer and church politics. >> from the pews to the pulpit. >> the only we gotten son of god. >> on this consecutive sunday without a pope, prayers centered on the decision ahead for the 115 cardinals who will elected the next leader of the roman catholic church. >> let us pray to the holy spirit to choose this new pope and firmness of our faith.... >> cardinal sean o'malley stepped into the role of parish priest today celebrating mass at their honorary churches throughout rome. >> this is their day of rest. after six days of spoo speesms, they have narrowed their options. >> a week ag
money they're earning right here in san jose. >> we know that people i increasingly make decisions about where they're going to shop and dine on an ethical basis. >> and labor unions and businesses are hoping knowing works are being paired wages will bring in more customers. >> he's noticed a difference since he gave raises to many employees. a lot of them are happier. >> he's on the hook for an extra 50 to $60,000 a year. >> i can't think about that. it's just a cost of business. >> not all businesses will be able to handle the hike, according to the mayor. >> i'm concerned about people losing their jobs. small businesses in particular will make accommodations. sml arb-some will absorb the cost. >> actually be able to achieve real financial independent from my parents. i didn't make enough to be able to pay for rent and gas, i used to say, now maybe i can do that. >> the minimum wage is $8 an hour in california. workers are paid based on whichever rate where they work is higher. right now there is a bill in congress proposing to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.1
headlines now. san jose police trying to find the motive for an early-morning murder. a man was found shot to death near capitol avenue and murtha drive about 3 hours ago. >>> in san francisco, the death of a homeless man at the montgomery bart station now under investigation. the man had apparently been sleeping on top of an elevator and was crushed in the elevator shaft. >> and this is the day minimum wage goes up in san jose. it was 8 bucks an hour. it's now $10 an hour and was approved by about 60% of san jose voters back in november. >>> traffic and weather and weather, think you'll like the weather on this monday, all coming up right after the break. >>> good morning. we still have very big backups this morning trying to get out of half moon bay. it's because of about a five- mile section of highway 92 both directions remaining shut down for a major injury crash. so it's closed between main and highway 35. to get out of half moon bay, you'll have to head south and use highway 84 or head north towards pacifica and sharp park road. that's traff
is visiting the country. >>> bigger paychecks in san jose. the pay increase starting today and why not everyone is happy about it. it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, it's monday, march 11th i'm brian flores. >> rosemary orozco you say it's going to be nice since we lost that hour. >> yeah. a pleasant weekend. this morning we are joined by cool temperatures once again. i'm detecting a little bit of patchy fog out there his morning. along the coast and parts of the sonoma valley floor. but we have another beautiful one in store for you. mostly sunny skies. a minor warmup in some cases. i do expect the coast will remain in the 60s for today. and our extended forecast looks dry and warm. i'll show you when i think our temperatures will peek and i'll have a break down of our monday morning forecast coming up. >>> traffic is doing well on the freeway. a nice looking drive on 80 westbound. it is 4:29 let's go back to the tech. >>> sal, thank you. in overnight news bart police are investigating a disturbing incident at the montgomery street station. is a m
this morning. >> people working in san jose was the minimum wage go up today. workers will be getting $2 more bringing it to $10 an hour. city council meant sam liccardo says it is good for employees but in the long run could have a negative impact on small businesses. >> for many small businesses this will be a very significant challenge. we are doing what we can to help them through with efforts like startup san jose which always permit fees to allow small businesses to move into empty storefronts. we would do everything they can to support small businesses. this transition could be challenging for them. >> this increased goes for both part-time and full-time employees and it also includes those working on tips. we're taking a look of the minimum wage around the bay area and the states that the bar at $8 an hour. meanwhile sampras's go as high as minimum-wage in the country at $10.55. now san jose checks in at $10 an hour. >> police in oakland are searching for a witness to the fatal shooting of the san francisco man dead. it happened early yesterday morning in the area of ninth and clay st
. >>> san jose's minimum wage workers are getting a raise, a big one. $2 an hour. the minimum wage goes up to $10 an hour tomorrow. opponents say the hike will hurt employees and businesses. however businesses that already pay workers over $10 an hour say the higher wage has led to better more expral lower turnover. >>> in san francisco, someone dropped lots of trash on a city street. the smelly pile was on mason and washington streets across fro the cable car museum. people, including tourists, had to ma muir through the trash. >> certain parts of the town, it's disgusting. >> embarrassment, ugly. it's just sad to see, tourists look at this and say, san francisco? >> ama: the department of public works told us crews are cleaning up the mess. a spokesperson says the department picks up 30-tons of trash from illegal dumping every year. >> stress and your health, the long-term damage you can face from getting too stressed out. >>> another beautiful day but what's ahead for your work week? >> leigh: is up next with the forecast. >> mike: team u.s.a. agent had their hands full with canada. and
. >> not all businesses will be able to handle the hike according to san jose's mayor. >> i am concerned about the people who are likely to lose their jobs. they will make accommodations. some will absorb it and some will pass it on to their customers and some will have to decrease jobs and lay people off. >> reporter: smith is concentrating on a paycheck that he can be proud of. >> to achieve real financial independence from my parents. i did make enough for food and rent and gas and now i might be able to do that. >> reporter: back to you. >> reporter: the minimum waeupbl is $8 an hour in california. workers are paid based on whatever rate is higher. right now there is a bill in congress proposing to raise the $federal minimum wage from $seven .25 an hour to 10.10 an hour. >>> for the first time in nearly 3 months gas prices dipped just a little. six cents in the last two weeks. nationwide the average for a gallon of unleaded is $three .74. according to gasbuddy.com the average in san francisco is $4.15 a gallon. in oakland, $4.11. the lowest
, the worry that businesses have about the minimum wage hike. >> good evening. tomorrow san jose's new $10 minimum wage goes into effect. approved by voters last fall. kpix finds out how leaders hope the increase will bring in business. >> reporter: with a line like this they are hard at work and their pay checks will better reflect it. >> very, very happy about that. >> reporter: smith works two minimum wage jobs and still has to borrow money from his parents. thanks to a voter approved initiative in november, the minimum wage will go from $8 to $10. giving thousands of workers a wage. >> for me, personally, my friends t make ace big difference. >> reporter: soon, you will be able to see new signs in store front windows encouraging people to spend the money they are earning here in san jose. >> this is the new logo for the earn and spend campaign that kicks off tomorrow. we know that people increasingly make decisions about where they are going to shop and dine on an ethical basis. >> labor unions and businesses are hoping knowing workers are paid
. they stopped on city streets for a road show. kpix news is next tomorrow, san jose's new 10- dollar minimum wage goes into effect. it was approved by voters last fall. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec explains how community and labor leaders hope ring in >>> good evening,. >>> tomorrow san jose's new minimum wage goes into effect. how community and labor leaders hope it will bring in more business. >> reporter: with a line that looks like this. you know these barista's are hard at work. soon, their paychecks will reflect it. >> we are very happy about that. >> working 2 minimum wage jobs and still has to borrow money from his parents. thanks to a voter approved initiative from november. the minimum wage will go from $8 to 10 giving thousands of workers a raise. >> i know at least for me personally and my friends it makes a really big difference. soon you will see new signs in store front windows encouraging people to spend the money they are earning right here in san jose. >> reporter: this is the logo for the new earn and spend campaign that kicks off t
-speed rail project that would connect san jose to san francisco as part of the statewide high-speed rail system. it is an important project where i'm very excited that california will become the first state to actually start construction potentially this year on this. so, just to compare ideas here and where we are in this, currently the high-speed rail authority is proposing to electrify caltrain, of course, to build a temporary $250 million station at fourth and king, and with electrification it would not yet go to the transbay terminal. that requires, of course, the dtx or downtown extension. what we have looked in talking to caltrain about is to combine the electrification and downtown extension. we think it's important we get to it sooner rather than later. [speaker not understood] implemented more quickly, there could be more environmentally friendly project and we think could be delivered as a public private partnership. i always have a hard time getting that out. caltrain, of course, electrification of caltrain is a way of getting high-speed rail to the city sooner than the full
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. they were lot go in '08 shortly after lawrence livermore labs was privatized. >>> good news for san jose's minimum wage workers. today getting a solid $2 wage. minimum wage in the city now $10 per hour. the change is due to measure d which voters passed in november. opponents say the increase will hurt local businesses. some local businesses say they are already paying employees more than that and that's led to better moral and less turnover. the pay hike coming just weeks after president obama called for a change in the national minimum wage rate during his state of the union address. >>> berkeley's shay pinez is back to taking reservations. the owner says she hopes to open a portion of the dining room soon but it's not clear how long it will take to repair the entire building. >>> we know nice gifts come in small packages. this week, three-day crunch, get out and enjoy it. >> who are you calling little. in a firecracker sort of way. right on the money. some of the best weather so far right around the corner. we're getting spoiled already. the marine influence keeps temperatures cool. s
in the town. why thousands in san jose will now make almost $100 extra per week. >> that's the way to start the week and so is this. a look outside at the bay bridge in san francisco. keep it up until 6:00 a.m. this is "today in the bay." >>> from nbc bay area, this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning, it is 4:30, 4:31. did you change your clock? hi, everybody. i'm jon kelley. it is a little bit rough. >> i think so. such a gorgeous weekend. i'm laura garcia cannon. lots to get to. let's check the forecast with meteorologist, christina lauren. >>> we are going to let the good times roll. good morning to you at home. a chilly start to the day. we are headed towards the upper 60s to mid-70s. another beautiful day shaping up. we are going to keep that warmup going for most of this week. . then, the rain arrives. a lot to talk about new week, new seven day. let's check the drive. >>> same old construction. oakland, look over at the flashing lights off to our right. from 66 up, no major construction. the maps, north p
served on the san jose police force. he will have sweeping powers, including the authority to cut the city spending and oversee top commanders of the department. he will have the power to oust the chief and demote deputies, if necessary. >> chez panisse will be back on its feet after a devastating fire. this morning, the restaurant will begin taking new reservations. they canceled reservations through march 23 because of a fire on friday morning. the abc7 news morning news was live on the scene all morning. the fire damaged the front porch, the entry way, and downstairs dining room. repairs are underwait on friday, the owner said on twitter she hopes to re-open the undamaged upstairs
are at 45. san jose. sunnyvale, 45. we are going to round out the day in the mid-70s. by tomorrow, warmer weather. hope you have a fantastic day! >> and that's your latest weather. matt? >> and that's your latest weather. matt? >> al, thank you. >>> from where you are let's head further south for a journey to the bottom of the earth. nbc's kerry sanders is just back from antarctica, where he got a remarkable look at the world's last wilderness. good to see you. >> good morning, matt. when most people think of antarctica because it was on the cover of "sports illustrated" they may think of model kate upton, but if you look at those pictures there in the background -- take a look. see that? penguins and ice. and it's those penguins and ice that together, experts say, may be trying to tell us something. if there is a time of year for penguins to enjoy life, it's now. at the bottom of the world, it's summer. the eggs have hatched. chicks are molting, as waterproof feathers replace baby fuzz. soon they'll join their parents for their first polar plunge. >> they walk on two feet. they have thes
in the mid-to-upper 40's around san jose and oakland, and upper 30's for palo alto and mill valley. today, temperatures are going to be above average anywhere from five degrees in san jose to nine degrees in livermore and napa. that puts us in the low-to-mid 70's inland and upper 60's and near 70's around the bay and low-to-mid 60's at the coast. tonight is clear, a few clouds around and maybe patchy fog and low 40's inland to 49 in san francisco. francisco. check out how we may get toan) g to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ i was thinking about myself ♪ ♪ come on, thinking about myself ♪ ♪ down to veganville >>> justin timberlake on "saturday night live." it was all-star on satur
of dell as this drama unfolds. there you see them. our tech correspondent is live in san jose with more on what it means for dell, icon and shareholders. john? >> reporter: just today, icon enterprises released a brief statement saying give i con a look at dell's books. it gives icon more ammunition. they will not be able to use that information pubically. to recap, dell said its founder planned to take the company private for $13.65 a share. he said he was pushing for the company to stay public and borrowed to pay out a dividend of nine bucks a share. what's next? march 22 is the deadline. it doesn't look likely. i have been looking at dell's books but why not. free peak at competitor's secrets. investors are in a tricky spot. if this battle goes on too long and dell's underlying business suffers, things could get a lot worse. >> all right. we thank you for that. and courtney reagan for a market flash. >> let's take a look at shares of a company releasing earnings. shares are actually falling off sharply. the street is a little disappointed with what they are seeing. >> they are having
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